Aug 26 2023
Song of the Day: satin doll, 1953, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer #180.
Aug 19 2023
Set #8 has been added to Jaz's Jukebox, now at 120 songs.
Apparently I neglected to post when Set #7 was added. I probably wanted to space the post out a little from the last SongOfTheDay post and then…
Aug 12 2023
Song of the Day: have a little dream on me, 1934, Fats Waller, Phil Baxter, Billy Rose #179.
Added to the Fats Waller project.
I uploaded the tab to Ultimate Guitar.
Aug 5 2023
Song of the Day: what a difference a day makes, 1934, Maria Grever; 1959, Dinah Washington; #178.
Originally created in 1934 by Mexican songwriter Maria Grever as “cuando vuelva a tu lado” - “when I return to your side”. English…
Jul 20 2023
Song of the Day: taking a chance on love, 1940, Vernon Duke, Ethel Waters, #177.
This song is from the musical “Little Cabin in the Sky”, the 1st all-black musical on Broadway. The movie is really cute, I greatly enjoyed…
Jul 18 2023
Out of business cards again, time for a few more tweaks. Here's the result:
People got confused that my real name wasn't on the cards, so it is now.
Jun 30 2023
Song of the Day: it's a sin to tell a lie, 1936, Fats Waller, #176.
May 27 2023
Song of the Day: don't be that way, 1938, Benny Goodman, #175.
Composed by Edgar Sampson when he was in Chick Webb's band.
May 10 2023
Song of the Day: perfidia, 1939, Xavier Cugat, #174.
Linda Ronstadt had a hit with this song in 1993.
Apr 22 2023
Song of the Day: the party's over, 1956, Judy Holliday, #173.
Added to the With Intro project.
Apr 21 2023
Well, I would have to say the weather was not cooperating, but I did get a pic sitting at the end of the rainbow. Pot of gold, indeed!
The seafood risotto was indeed delish!
Apr 16 2023
Finally, a Naples gig! The disruption caused by Hurricane Ian, particularly in downtown Naples, definitely muddied the waters this season. The gig is Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 6:30 to 8:30 on the patio at The Village Spot, the…